According to a new report, Fayetteville home health nurse Beth Stamps was visiting a patient when she noticed that her own heart rate was abnormally high thanks to an alert by her Apple Watch.
Apple continued its push into the world of healthcare today by announcing that it will offer a special Activity Challenge relating to Heart Month. Special heart health events will take place at Apple Stores in San Francisco, Chicago, and New York throughout the month of February.
One Apple Watch Series 4 user may already have had their life saved by the wearable's new ECG feature, which was rolled out less than 48 hours ago.
Apple had to conduct a study in order to get FDA clearance for the Apple Watch Series 4, with that study seeing the wearable identify over 98% of those who had AFib. FDA clearance is not the same as approval, though. Here's the difference.
New rumor claims that Apple is working to ship an Apple Watch with a built-in EKG monitor in addition to its existing heart monitoring capabilities.
IFA 2017 is underway in Berlin and Samsung has taken the opportunity to update its wearable offerings with the new and improved Gear Fit2 Pro, Gear IconX 2018 wireless earbuds, and an all-new Gear Sport smartwatch.
There have been reports that Apple is working on bringing blood sugar testing technology to the Apple Watch since before it was even announced, so it should perhaps come as little surprise to anyone that those rumors are again circulating. This time around a report has it that not only is Apple working on it, but that CEO Tim Cook is walking around wearing it.
Stanford University is trying to push the boundaries of what is possible in healthcare with technology by launching an exciting new program aimed at faculty members and instructors within the educational institution. As part of the new program, Stanford is offering to giveaway up to 1,000 Apple Watches, as well as $10,000 in cash funding to allow successful applicants to identify how Apple's intelligent timepiece can be better used in the healthcare space.